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The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, founded in 1869, is a public institution offering students numerous academic and social options. Within various "learning communities" faculty, staff, and students share academic interests, study for exams, and discuss ideas. UNL's 623-acre campus is located in Lincoln, 55 miles southwest of Omaha.

Website: www.unl.edu/

Public
Co-ed
20,478
Undergraduate
Students
(47.5%) 9,720 Women
(52.5%) 10,758 Men
4,012
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 16,829 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.61
SAT Math
627 average
560-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
615 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,624
Out-of-state: $42,064
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,366
Out-of-state: $25,806
Room and Board
$11,830
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$15,543
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,290
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,300
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Lincoln Population
268,738
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Omaha
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lil' Red
Sororities
27% of women participate
Fraternities
19% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.2% Asian
2.9% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.2% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
8.0% from 100 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
43%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
43.0%
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